The Jonsson Social Sciences Reading Room is designed to facilitate a range of social science learning and research activities.
An extensive reference collection includes classic texts, new and notable publications, and a selection of newspapers and current issues of journals and magazines in the social sciences .
In addition, users have access to scholarly encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, directories and guides. Examples include finding aids and guides for archived U.S. and British government agency publications. For general information about collection categories, formats and location designations, refer to
our Collections page.
In addition to the print collections, users have access to Networked computers include popular quantitative (statistical) and qualitative software for research and instruction. The Jonsson Reading Room is open during Green Library building hours. Users with questions about how to use quantitative sofware, SPSS, SAS and Stata, and qualitative software, NVivo, can contact Social Science Data and Software (SSDS) at: http://ssds.stanford.edu
The reading room is named for J. Erik Jonsson, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in business and technology, and his contributions to education and community service. The room was dedicated on July 16, 2003.